Celebrate Community College Month with ACRL!

April 12, 2022 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

April is Community College Month, and that presents a great opportunity to get the word out about why community colleges matter, how your college is serving your community’s needs today, and why public support for our colleges is more important than ever. ACRL Presents: The Community College Library: Integrating the […]

Represent ALA on IFLA Standing Committees – Applications Due May 1

April 7, 2022 Elois Sharpe 0

Would you like to represent ALA on an International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) section standing committee? The biennial appointment process to represent ALA on relevant IFLA standing committees is currently underway for terms running from 2023 through 2027. The ACRL Board of Directors endorses candidates for election […]

Time to Celebrate Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week!

April 5, 2022 Lauren Carlton 0

April 4-8, 2022, is Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week. Started in 1993 by the National Association of Graduate-Professional Students, the week seeks to “emphasize the contributions, impact, and value of graduate and professional students on campuses throughout the United States.” To celebrate our student members and all LIS students […]

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ACRL DSS SAA Liaison Application Deadline Extended

April 1, 2022 David Free 0

The ACRL Digital Scholarship Section (DSS) is currently seeking applications to serve a two-year term (July 2022–June 2024) as the ACRL liaison to the Society of American Archivists (SAA) as part of ACRL Liaisons Program. For more information about the organization, please visit https://www2.archivists.org/ . This is a new liaison position to SAA. Liaisons will be responsible […]

Mark Cummings, Publisher of Choice, Announces Retirement

March 31, 2022 Jay Malone 0

Mark Cummings, editor and publisher at Choice, a publishing unit of ACRL, has announced his retirement, effective April 2, 2022. Cummings has led Choice since 2013, coming to ACRL from a long and distinguished career in academic and educational publishing. He began his professional life in the reference and professional […]

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Digital Scholarship Section Seeks SAA Liaison

March 4, 2022 David Free 0

The ACRL Digital Scholarship Section (DSS) is currently seeking applications to serve a two-year term (July 2022–June 2024) as the ACRL liaison to the Society of American Archivists (SAA) as part of ACRL Liaisons Program. For more information about the organization, please visit the SAA website. This is a new […]

ACRL Membership Funding for BIPOC Library Workers

March 3, 2022 Allison Payne 0

During these unprecedented times since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, heightened social awareness of systemic racism, oppression, and institutional violence, and economic recession– all of which disproportionately impact communities of color– the ACRL Board of Directors has approved funding for one year of ALA and ACRL membership for up […]

ACRL Survey Deadline Extended to March 31, 2022

March 1, 2022 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

The deadline for the 2021 ACRL Academic Library Trends and Statistics Survey has been extended to March 31, 2022. Please get in touch at acrlbenchmark@ala.org with any questions. The ACRL survey is the largest national survey of its kind, offering the best understanding of the impact that academic libraries have through their staffing, […]